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Clio Review

Years ago, when Ken Oringer opened his snazzy leopard skin–lined hot spot in the tasteful boutique Eliot Hotel, the hordes were fighting over reservations. A 2012 face-lift doubled the size of the bar and made things considerably less formal, save for the food. Oppulent offerings like foie gras, Maine lobster, and Kobe sirloin enhanced with flavor-rich foams, emulsions, and bubbles still dominate the menu, along with a few fail-safe options, like crispy chicken and Scottish salmon. A magnet for romantics and die-hard foodies, the place continues to serve some of the city's most fanciful, well-crafted meals. Cocktail aficionados will appreciate the creative and sophisticated bar offerings.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch.
Updated: 11-13-2013

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    An excellant choice

    When some stupid politician started the Freedom fries, Clio was really a target in those days because they had a French maitre'D, but hopefully, it will pick up again. The food is wonderful.

    by cigalechanta, 6/6/07
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    Spoiled evening

    Rude service, being overcharged. The manager, Chris did not care at all. The worst service in my life in Boston.

    by durik, 3/30/08
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    Creative special occasion place

    One of Boston's best and most unusually creative ultra-upscale restaurants. Splendid food and service. Reservations and dressing up are a must here.

    by bachslunch, 11/24/08

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